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subtile

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adjective sub·tile \ˈsə-təl, ˈsəb-təl\

Definition of subtile

subtiler

play \ˈsət-lər, ˈsə-təl-ər; ˈsəb-tə-lər\

subtilest

play \ˈsət-ləst, ˈsə-təl-əst; ˈsəb-tə-ləst\
  1. 1 :  subtle, elusive <a subtile aroma>

  2. 2a :  cunning, craftyb :  sagacious, discerning

subtilely

play \ˈsət-lē, ˈsə-təl-(l)ē; ˈsəb-tə-lē\ adverb

subtileness

play \ˈsə-təl-nəs, ˈsəb-təl-\ noun


Origin and Etymology of subtile

Middle English subtile, sotil subtle


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with subtile


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